Dispute Resolution

A significant portion of the services provided by Pitts & Lake includes dispute resolution and litigation relating to various intellectual property-based controversies. The firm routinely represents clients in their efforts to resolve disputes relating to patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition, and trade secret matters, and handles all aspects of litigation relating to these matters in both state and federal courts and on both trial and appellate levels. Representative cases include:

  • Minco, Inc. v. Combustion Eng’g, Inc. (E.D. Tenn.; Fed. Cir.) (Patent infringement suit)
  • Brooks Furniture Manufacturing v. Dutailier International, Inc., et al. (E.D. Tenn.; Fed. Cir.) (Patent infringement and unfair competition litigation)
  • Technology For Energy Corporation v. Computational Systems, Inc., et al., (E.D. Tenn., Fed. Cir.) (Patent infringement litigation)
  • Tennessee Production Center, Inc. v. EatSleepMusic Corp. et al., (W.D. Okla; 10th Cir.)(Copyright infringement litigation)
  • Goody’s Family Clothing v. Cotton Gin, Inc., (E.D. Tenn) (Trademark infringement and unfair competition litigation)
  • Bonus Games, Inc. v. International Gameco, (E.D. Tenn)(Trademark infringement and unfair competition litigation)
  • Investor’s Analysis, Inc. v. Charles E. Cardwell d/b/a The Astute Investor, (TTAB; D.C.; E.D. Penn.; E.D. Tenn.; 6th Cir.)(Trademark opposition/Trademark infringement litigation)
  • American Components, Inc., v. Textron Automotive Company, Inc., et al. (E.D. Tenn.)(Patent infringement litigation)
  • EG&G Astrophysics v. Heimann Systems, GmbH and Siemens Microelectronics, Inc. (E.D. Tenn.)(Patent infringement litigation)
  • Bilt-Safe Technologies, Inc. v. Perfect Fit Industries, Inc. (E.D. Tenn.)(Patent infringement litigation)